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13 night classic, stays in some beautiful boutique properties and allows you to soak up the highlights of Cape Town, indulge in the beautiful Winelands, explore the soaring mountains of the Blyde River Canyon and finally immerse yourselves in the excitement of a Big 5 safari in the world renowned Sabi Sands region of the Kruger.
Day 1: London to Cape Town
Fly overnight from the UK to Cape Town.
Day 2: Cape Town
On arrival into Cape Town you will collect your hire car and drive into the city, heading to the slopes of Table Mountain to spend 3 nights at the 2Inn1 Kensington, one of the finest boutique guesthouses in the city.
Days 3 & 4: Cape Town
Two free days to explore this incredible city! You can walk up to the Table Mountain cable car, drive 5 minutes over the hill to the beaches of Camps Bay or wander through the city to the V&A Waterfront.
We can also help arranging some fantastic excursions – city cycling tours, kayaking adventures, historical tours with Robben Island and more. Take a look at our Cape Town Guide.
Day 5: Cape Town to Franschhoek, Winelands
Leaving Table Mountain in the rear view mirror you will drive 1 hour to the stunning Franschhoek Valley in the heart of the Cape Winelands, to spend 3 nights at the lovely Avondrood Guesthouse. With its welcoming atmosphere, lovely rooms, amazing breakfasts and perfect location it’s easy to see why this is a Sundowner favourite.
Days 6 & 7: Franschhoek, Winelands
Two free days to explore and indulge in the Cape Winelands. Franschhoek has numerous award winning restaurants within easy walking distance of Avondrood and the valley boasts fine vineyards as far as the eye can see!
Day 8: Franschhoek to the Panorama Region
Head back to Cape Town airport this morning, you will fly directly to KMIA Kruger Airport where you will collect your new hire car and drive 1 hour to the gateway of the incredible Panorama Region.
You will spend 2 nights at Tanamera, a 7 room romantic forest retreat overlooking the Sabie River Gorge.
Day 9: Panorama Region
Full day to explore the Panorama Region and enjoy the breathtaking mountain vistas of the Blyde River Canyon! Alternatively spend the day relaxing at Tanamera with some lovely local hikes and spa treatments available in the comfort of your room.
Day 10: Panorama Region to the Kruger
Following breakfast you will drive 2.5hrs to the Sabi Sands region of the Kruger, heading to the Arathusa Safari Lodge for a 3 night stay in serious safari country.
The moment you arrive you may see some great wildlife at the waterhole right in front of camp but if not the afternoon game drive is sure to deliver some of those BIG animals.
Days 11 & 12: On safari in the Kruger
Two full days of big game safari. This region of Africa has some of the highest concentrations of wildlife and a stay at Arathusa includes regular sightings of lion, leopard, elephant, herds of Buffalo and all the plains game.
Day 13: The Kruger to the UK (via Johannesburg)
Following a final morning game drive and breakfast you will drive 3hrs back to KMIA Kruger Airport for your short flight to Johannesburg. On arrival you will connect with your International flight back to UK.
Day 14: Home
Welcome Home (safaris gets under your skin so let us know if you are one of the many who plan to return!)
This South Africa holiday idea costs from £2,927pp and includes International flights (price based on London), internal flights, all accommodation on a sharing basis, 8 nights B&B, 3 nights full-board and activities on safari and 12 days Group B car hire.
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